As secondary education has evolved over the decades, a greater emphasis has been placed on providing students options for practical experiences, outside the classroom setting. Seizing on this trend, Ames High School, the Iowa State University Research Park and the Ames Chamber of Commerce came together to develop a unique program to give students an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with businesses throughout the community.
Collins Aerospace, an international leader in the development and deployment of aviation technology around the world, has long been a close partner of Iowa State University. Headquartered in the Eastern Iowa city of Cedar Rapids, the company employs more than 1,200 Iowa State alumni in offices spread across the United States and in internationally in Australia, Europe, the Middle East, South America and Asia.
For more than three decades, Calcium Products has been perfecting the process of enriching soil to help ensure the seeds farmers put in the ground have the best chance to offer a big yield.
It would have been hard for Dr. Mike Roof to envision where he is today, considering his modest beginnings in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park. More than two decades ago, as a graduate student at Iowa State, Roof was one of the scientists working on a breakthrough salmonella vaccine for pigs…
When they launched Camp Marketing Services- Today known as MyOnline Camp- back in 2006, co-founders Don Myers, Andy Priestley and Matthew Mann had a modest goal: To remove the administrative headaches of running camps for coaches. While the team had a hunch back then that there was a market for their services, they would have been hard-pressed to imagine where they would be a decade later.